It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Quitting is leading too.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.